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  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for June 26

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. FINAL 3 DEFENDANTS TO BE SENTENCED IN FAMU HAZING DEATH The final three defendants convicted of hazing in the death of a FAMU drum major are set to be sentenced....
  • Final 3 defendants to be sentenced in FAMU hazing death

    Final 3 defendants to be sentenced in FAMU hazing death
    The final three defendants convicted of hazing in the death of a FAMU drum major are set to be sentenced. Benjamin McNamee, Aaron Golson and Darryl Cearnel face up to 20 years in prison Friday after being convicted in April of manslaughter and hazing in...
  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for June 27

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. JUDGE MAY GIVE LIGHTER PUNISHMENT IN FAMU HAZING CASE A judge in the case of the final three defendants convicted in the hazing death of a FAMU drum major has...
  • 3 convicted in FAMU death sentenced to 10 years' probation

    For the better part of three years, Pam Champion has repeatedly said a message had not been sent to those charged in the 2011 hazing death of her 26-year-old son. With tears trickling from her eyes Friday, she struggled to find words after a judge...
  • Three ex-FAMU students sentenced to 10 years probation in fatal hazing case

    Three ex-FAMU students sentenced to 10 years probation in fatal hazing case
    State Attorney Jeff Ashton wanted to send a harsh message Friday during the sentencing hearing of three ex-FAMU Marching Band members convicted in the hazing death of drum major Robert Champion. But Circuit Judge Renee A. Roche, in determining their...
  • Guilty verdicts reached in FAMU fatal-hazing case

    Guilty verdicts reached in FAMU fatal-hazing case
    The convictions Friday of three former Florida A&M University band members in the 2011 hazing death of a fellow percussionist represent the end of the state's prosecution against all the students involved in the case. But for Pam and Robert Champion Sr....
  • State, defense rest in second FAMU fatal hazing trial

    State, defense rest in second FAMU fatal hazing trial
    The state and the defense are finished calling witnesses in the second Florida A&M University hazing trial prompted by the 2011 death of drum major Robert Champion during a marching band tradition. Today concludes the third day of testimony in the...
  • Testimony begins in 2nd fatal FAMU hazing trial

    Testimony begins in 2nd fatal FAMU hazing trial
    For Robert Champion Sr. and his wife, Pam, the second trial in their son's hazing death is just as painful as the first. The Georgia couple have made the 442-mile trip to Orlando so often since their son, a Florida A&M University student, died in 2011...
  • Jury selection begins in fatal hazing trial for three ex-FAMU band members

    Jury selection begins in fatal hazing trial for three ex-FAMU band members
    Jury selection is underway in the trial of three ex-FAMU band members accused of hazing drum major Robert Champion to death in 2011. Aaron Golson, Benjamin McNamee and Darryl Cearnel will stand trial together. Each face manslaughter and felony...
  • 3 more FAMU ex-band members face trial in fatal hazing

    3 more FAMU ex-band members face trial in fatal hazing
    The second trial in the hazing death of FAMU drum major Robert Champion is set to begin today , and this time three ex-band members will face a jury together. One initially told investigators he tried to save Champion after the 26-year-old collapsed....
  • FAMU hazing death: Trial set for three defendants

    FAMU hazing death: Trial set for three defendants
    The trial of three men charged in the fatal hazing of FAMU drum major Robert Champion is set for April 20, according to a lawyer for one of the ex-band members. Aaron Golson, Benjamin McNamee and Darryl Cearnel will face a jury together, Golson's...